REGISTER NOW! Webinar on ‘Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development through Smart Specialisation Strategies’


4th June 6pm CEST – REGISTER NOW!

The Triple Helix Association  in cooperation with the  School of Business and Society at St Mary’s University in the UK and with the support from Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (Jean Monet Action) is organising a webinar on the topic:

Innovative Place-Based Triple Helix Approaches for Regional Development through Smart Specialisation Strategies’, 4th June 6 pm CEST

Our invited speakers Richard Tuffs (former ERRIN(European Regions Research and Innovation Network)Director) and Jan Larosse (former regional innovation coordinator Flanders region, Belgium), will address questions about:

• Place-based strategies in Europe and the new possible directions for Smart Specialisation;
• Deepening Smart Specialisation: towards a new approach;
• Cities and regions as innovation players driving change;
• A new missions-oriented approach for regions, innovating for growth
• The role of government, universities and business leaders in shaping economic growth.

TO REGISTER free of charge please send an email to Ms Maria Laura Fornaci:

The webinar themes will be further debated and extended during a Workshop to be held on 28-29 June 2019 at St Mary’s University, London.

Attendance is free, and there are opportunities to present a case on:

– The role of Science Parks in regional development
– Managing university-industry collaboration
– Managing active Triple Helix Engagement
– Making change happen: how to mobilise multiple stakeholders
– Co-alignment between entrepreneurship, smart specialisation and regional development strategies

Participants are invited to register for the workshop and send a brief outline of their proposals to *email address protected*.uk  by the end of May at the latest. The workshop will also include an interactive poster session on the theme: Meet the Strategy Makers’.  

Further details on the workshop or on the Master class on Triple Helix Scenario Planning and Building a How-to-Do Practice for Multistakeholder Engagement are available at: